Eric Hartsburg to get tattoo of Romney/Ryan logo removed

You’ve probably seen this story, the man in Michigan who received $15,000 to get a Romney/Ryan logo tattooed on his face. He had said in numerous interviews that he would be keeping it for life but it appears he has gotten cold feet and wants the monstrosity removed. Why you would ever do this is…

Sacha Baron Cohen offending Kazakhstan all these years later…without even trying

When the Borat movie came out the people of Kazakhstan were outraged, the government started doing press around the world to show Kazakhstan was nothing like the parody that Cohen put forward as a comedic character. All this proved is that Cohen is brilliant and played the world perfectly for millions of dollars of free…

NZ Government 'kowtowed' to the US over Dotcom

Yesterday Barrister Gary Gotlieb stated in court that NZ ‘kowtowed’ to American business interests in the case against Kim Dotcom. This statement comes amongst revelations that the seizure of Dotcoms property was illegal because “police applied for the wrong kind of order” according to Justice Potter Kim Dotcome has been granted $60,000 per month to live…

Sexy Britney Spears: Acceptable. Dead SVU victim: Acceptable. Skimpily dressed model stretching: Banned!

Before we start this post, please be advised that if you watch the video there is graphic language and sexual themes contained within, I could not find the censored version of the ad. It’s interesting what gets banned in America, they have really tight laws around profanity and nudity…but not so much around violence. Think…

The Daily Show with more insight into Palestine become a country in the UN

John Oliver from The Daily Show does a two part story on how when America decided to pull funding from UNESCO as they, along with 100 organisations have recognised Palestine as a country, there ended up being no winners. [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.1014907&w=425&h=350&fv=sid%3DThe_Daily_Show_Videos%26autoPlay%3Dtrue%26configParams%3Dnid%253D82125%2526site%253Dthedailyshow.com%26nextvideo%3Doff%26endCapAutoPlay%3Dfalse%26objectID%3Dvideo_player_box] [vodpod                           id=ExternalVideo.1014908&w=425&h=350&fv=sid%3DThe_Daily_Show_Videos%26autoPlay%3Dtrue%26configParams%3Dnid%253D82125%2526site%253Dthedailyshow.com%26nextvideo%3Doff%26endCapAutoPlay%3Dfalse%26objectID%3Dvideo_player_box]